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Islam in History, Islamic History

Monica M. Ringer

in Islamic Modernism and the Re-Enchantment of the Sacred in the Age of History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474478731
eISBN:
9781474491211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474478731.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The taxonomy of human religions, generated and confirmed as the guiding organizational grammar of European disciplines of religious studies, philology, and anthropology, claimed to map civilizational ... More


The Early Islamic Bahr Al-Qulzum: (CA. 830–970)

Timothy Power

in The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: AD 500-1000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789774165443
eISBN:
9781617971372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165443.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the commerce and communications of the Early Islamic Red Sea, discussing the ports and hinterlands of the north (Palestine, Egypt & the Hijaz), the Sudan (Wadi al-‘Allaqi, ... More


The Social and Cultural Implications of Violence at Qasr Hallabat

Robert T. Montgomery and Megan Perry

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Interpersonal violence is viewed through a case study of six individuals from a seventh-to-eighth-century Early Period Islamic site in Jordan called Qasr Hallabat. The focus of this chapter by Robert ... More


Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Sarah Eltantawi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In November, 1999, hundreds of thousands of Northern Nigerians took to the streets of Zamfara state to demand the (re)implementation of full shar’iah penal law. Insisting on the laws of God where the ... More


The ‘Long’ Eighth Century: (CA. 685–830)

Timothy Power

in The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: AD 500-1000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789774165443
eISBN:
9781617971372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165443.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the development of Red Sea ports and hinterlands prior to the fragmentation of the caliphate in the ninth century. The emergence and interaction of local regions such as the ... More


Fiscal Institution or Local Community?: The Village Koinon in Late Antiquity (Fourth to Eighth Centuries)

Lajos Berkes

in Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The abundant papyrological evidence surviving from late antique Egypt (4–8th c.) includes thousands of documents in Greek and Coptic on village life. These sources shed light on aspects of rural ... More


The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach

Gideon Avni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684335
eISBN:
9780191765001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684335.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Byzantine–Islamic transition and the spread of Islam in the Near East has been widely debated in the past thirty years. The traditional approach, claiming a swift Arab conquest which triggered a ... More


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